Articles with keyword "Haiti"
Posted on: Friday, June 27, 2014
This weekend, activists and allies of the LGBT community will be celebrating Pride. It’s a joyous moment, recognizing the progress that advocates have made in advancing the human rights of LGBT people. It’s also a time to honor the ongoing...
Posted on: Monday, August 26, 2013
Violence escalates against KOFAVIV founder and 2012 CNN Hero.
MADRE and the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict Launch International Petition
Posted on: Thursday, February 7, 2013
International community joins forces with Haitian civil society to support legal reform combating violence against women
Posted on: Monday, September 24, 2012
MADRE Partner Recognized for Work with Survivors of Sexual Assault
Posted on: Monday, March 12, 2012
UN panel discussion highlights rise of sexual exploitation in Haiti, detailed in MADRE report
Posted on: Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Join MADRE and our partners at a panel event on rural women at the United Nations.
Posted on: Friday, February 24, 2012
MADRE partners are in New York City and available for interview.
Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2012
Two years after the Haiti earthquake, MADRE releases a report on sexual exploitation.
Posted on: Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Today, the demand of Haitian women's rights activists for an end to violations of their human rights will be heard at the United Nations in Geneva.
Posted on: Thursday, June 2, 2011
MADRE's work combating violence against women in Haiti was among the winners of the annual Gender Justice Uncovered Awards.
Posted on: Friday, May 6, 2011
MADRE remembers our friend and long-time ally, Rhonda Copelon, who died one year ago, at the age of 65.
Posted on: Thursday, April 7, 2011
MADRE submitted this report to the UN Human Rights Council, in preparation for a review of human rights in Haiti in October 2011. To download a pdf version of this report in its entirety, click here. 1. This...
Posted on: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
This Friday, MADRE and KOFAVIV will testify before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the crisis of rape in Haiti.
Posted on: Friday, February 18, 2011
MADRE is proud to announce some exciting news! We have been nominated for the Third Annual Gender Justice Uncovered Awards, which recognizes advances in international law for women’s human rights. This incredible honor acknowledges our recent victory, when the Inter-American...
Posted on: Monday, January 10, 2011
A new report, entitled Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape, is released today
Posted on: Thursday, January 6, 2011
A group of human rights advocates and attorneys call on the Haitian government to take immediate steps to prevent sexual violence against Haitian women and girls.
Posted on: Wednesday, January 5, 2011
MADRE is co-sponsoring this rally with several other organizations.
Posted on: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
We're raising funds to help keep our sisters safe from cholera!
Human Rights Groups File Legal Petition on Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls in Camps for Displaced in Haiti
Posted on: Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Today, a group of advocates and attorneys for displaced women in Haiti submitted a petition calling for urgent action to confront an epidemic of sexual violence in the camps for displaced people.
Posted on: Tuesday, July 27, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMADRE: Rights, Resources, and Results for Women WorldwideContact: Diana Duarte, Media Coordinator (Haiti), email@example.com, 917-477-3977Yifat Susskind, Policy and Communications Director (New York), 212-627-0444MADRE to Present Findings on Rapes in Camps to Officials in HaitiTuesday, July 27, 2010-Port-au-Prince, Haiti...
Haitian Women's Rights Activist Leaves Camp for Displaced People to Testify before the UN Human Rights Council
Posted on: Monday, June 7, 2010
**Additional information will be presented at a press meeting on Tuesday, June 8 at 9:45 am, in the Library of Press Room 2, Palais des Nations (Main UN Building in Geneva, Avenue de la Paix)**
US Delegation Finds Inadequate Response and "Victim-Blaming" Approach to Rapes in Haitian Displacement Camps
Posted on: Monday, May 17, 2010
Lawyers collect rape survivor accounts and plan legal strategy LAWYER’S EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE NETWORK For Immediate Release May 17, 2010Contacts: Marie St. Cyr, Board Member & Lisa Davis, Human Rights Advocacy Fellow, MADRE(212) 627-0444, firstname.lastname@example.org Blaine Bookey, Institute for Justice &...
Posted on: Monday, March 29, 2010
As donor nations gather in New York this week for a major conference on reconstruction in Haiti, Haitian women are demanding that their voices be heard in all phases of the deliberation. To amplify their call, a ...
Posted on: Thursday, March 18, 2010
In advance of a crucial donors' conference on Haiti, 300 organizations today joined together and submitted a two-page letter of principles to participating states. MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, participated in this...
Posted on: Wednesday, January 13, 2010
The worst earthquake in 200 years struck Haiti yesterday, causing catastrophic destruction in the hemisphere's poorest country. The quake struck near the capital of Port-au-Prince, the most densely populated part of Haiti, and thousands are...
Haiti Slammed by Four Severe Storms; Women's Organization Launches Emergency Response with Local Groups
Posted on: Monday, September 8, 2008
September 8, 2008-New York, NY-With the impact of Hurricane Ike over the weekend, Haiti has been hit by four severe storms in less than four weeks. The most recent heavy flooding has killed another 50 people, pushing the death toll...
Posted on: Thursday, June 5, 2008
We are working to meet immediate needs for food, create local, sustainable solutions to hunger, and demand new economic policies that recognize that food is not a commodity, but a human right. MADRE is working through our Emergency and...
Posted on: Thursday, June 5, 2008
June 5, 2008—New York, NY—Today, as more than 40 world leaders gathered in Rome wrap up a United Nations summit on the global food crisis, MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, emphasizes that small-scale women farmers should be central...
Posted on: Sunday, December 10, 2006
December 10, 2006—New York—On Human Rights Day, and at the close of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, emphasizes the imperative to combat violence against women and girls worldwide. In partnership...
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MADRE & Our Partners Make News
Iraqi government 'likely complicit' in persecution of LGBT community (The Guardian, November 19, 2014)
LGBT Iraqis face 'imminent risk of death' under Islamic State (Washington Blade, November 19, 2014)
Iraq: "When Coming Out is a Death Sentence" (San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, November 19, 2014)
The World's Obsession With Schoolgirls As Victims, And Why It's Putting Them In Danger (Think Progress, November 9, 2014)
Forbidden Talk - Prostitution in the Middle East (Levant TV, October 7, 2014)